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>>> good morning and welcome to "this week." >>> the president of the united states. >> obama on offense. >> the path we offer may be harder but it leads to a better place and i'm asking you to choose that future. >> the president and his party make their pitch. >> we believe that we're all in this together is a far better philosophy than you're on your own. >> ask osama bin laden if he's better off now than he was four years ago? >>> this man has passion in his heart and a spine of steel. >> did obama convince voters that he deserves to be rehired? with less than two months to go, what will define the final sprint and break this election deadlock? >> we'll our headliner paul ryan. >> we'll win this debate. >>> plus, mayor cory booker and rand paul join our powerhouse roundtable. george will, roberts and paul krugman. >>> hello again. conventions are done. debates are coming. new polls show a bit of a bounce for democrats. but friday's mee owe kerr's jobs report may be camp that down. >> when our opponent says that our nation is in this decline, they are dead wrong. this is a
the greatest cluster which has occurred, certainly, in the united states, that i'm aware of. >> reporter: so far, eight people have come down with the hantavirus. three of them have died in states as far flung as california, pennsylvania and west virginia. and there could be more cases as far away as france. the main outbreak traced to the popular curry village campsite, where rodents burrowed into tents. now, a second campsite in tuolomne. warnings like these went out to 10,000 people who visited curry village since june. late this week, notices went out to an additional 19 visitors at tuolomne visitors. 29,000 park visitors in all, all being warned about the hantavirus symptoms. they include fever, fatigue, and chills at first. they quickly give way to coughing, breathing problems as the lungs filled with fluid. and tourists are worried. >> i had a mouse run across my head. scared me pretty good. >> the only way for someone to contract hantavirus, is by breathing in particles of mouse feces and fluid. and it has to be an inclosed area, somewhere where there's not a lot of ventilation. >> r
-- looks like it will stay away from the united states. bermuda looks to be in its path. in terms of the wet weather for today, scattered showers will prevail this morning and going into the afternoon a this trend will keep through thursday and we will have a little drying time. but this is what your hour by hour looks like for today. 10, 77 degrees. won't reach 80 until later. and the drier moves in by friday. >>> we will talk about a labor of love on labor day weekend. handy seafood attempted to beat the previous world record to the largest crab cake at the state fair. so they did it. the old record was 253. this year's crab weighed in over 300 pounds. cooking started at 2 in the morning and it was ready by noon. crab cake sandwiches were served and sold for $8 with the proceeds helping 4hers. look at that giant crab cake. >> made national news this week. >>> a father grateful to be home from the battle front -- >> you have to see this great storey. we will take you along for a ride as a dad comes home from afghanistan. >>> thanks for joining us on this labor day morning. these
to get her judge return her 3-year-old and 5-year-old children to the united states, rather than remain in france with her ex. we'll talk to her in an exclusive interview in a moment. first, the latest from abc's tanya rivero. >> reporter: actress kelly rutherford is seen here back to work in new york, on the set of "gossip girl." her first appearance at work after the devastating custody ruling, keeping her children away. on the show, she plays a posh and polished mom, that rarely loses her cool. >> nothing ruins a family reputation faster than a money fight. >> reporter: but behind the scenes, the three-year fight with her ex-husband, daniel giersch, over custody of their two children, ages 3 and 5, is reportedly crushing her. on tuesday, a judge ordered the children remain in france with their father, who they've been visiting over the summer. friday, rutherford asked the judge for a stay, which would have brought the kids back to new york while she appeals. but the stay was denied, destroying her last hope of getting the children back before school. giersch is a european citizen, wh
the greatest cluster which has occurred in the united states that i am aware of. >> reporter: early symptoms, can take up to six weeks to appear, including fatigue, fever, and chills, giving way to coughing and breathing problems as the lungs fill with fluid. the worst part is -- there is no known treatment or cure. >> there is really nothing you can do preemptively if you were exposed to hanta virus. >> reporter: for one of america's oldest and most popular national parks, a serious threat. yosemite's majestic beauty attracts visitors worldwide. now that could mean a worldwide epidemic. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >>> now to phoenix. imagine looking out your window and seeing this, a giant wall of dust, 2,500 feet high. as abc's neal karlinsky tells us, it's just the beginning of the extreme weather erupting there. >> reporter: the giant dust storm that blanket phoenix late yesterday was so thick, so otherworldly people throughout the city took out their cameras to record it. >> this is insane. look at this thing move. it's just moving quickly. >> reporter: time lapse captures it b
>>> good morning and welcome to "this week." >>> the next president of the united states of america -- >> mitt's moment. >> you know there's something wrong witht at when the best feeling you had was the day you voted for him. >> the challenger makes his case. >> what's missing is leadership in the white house! >>> mr. president, real leaders don't follow polls. real leaders change polls. >> this mab will lift up america. >> now is a moment where we can stand up and say, this is america. >>> today we debate the big convention questions on the biggest stage of his life, did mitt romney seize his chance to connect with voters. will he see a convention bounce or did isaac and clint eastwood upstage his message. >>> as the focus shifts from tampa to charlotte, can president obama convince skeptical voters that he deserves a second chance. we'll ask david plouffe. our pounderhouse roundtable with george will, jim burton and kerry healey. >>> our friend george will calls convention the seventh inning stretch of presidential campaigns. halfway through, where do we stand? >> what a welcome,
of the united states has an obligation to be the one who's the most specific. >> so the challenger doesn't have to. >> i didn't say that. that ad does nothing to add to the debate and discussion except to not tell the truth. he starts off by not telling the truth. the president says governor romney wants more tax cuts for the rich. which is not true. governor romney said it over and over again, the rich will not pay less. >> the tax rates will come down. the same amount of money coming out of your pocket and my pocket, you're no particular time not worried. we're competing in a global economy, and so, that's what governor romney is laying out a very clear visio he's going negotiate with congress about those loopholes. that's what he's going to do. he's not going to lock himself into something now. the voters have the right to know what direction he's going to take the country in. he's going to reduce so nobody is payingless in the wealthy class than before. the president has never learned, 85 prkt of his legislation was democratic when he was governor in massachusetts. you can lay out aspiratio
immigrants than any other president in the history of the united states. on the other hand, we have mitt romney who's supporting these very strange ideas of self-deportation. governor romney is not for the dream act. not for students. is the first republican candidate who doesn't support immigration reform. here, you have latinos having to decide between a president who broke a president, on the other hand, they have a candidate who's probably been attacking latinos for a long time. >> you have to stick with economy. as you said, hispanic voters in this country care about the divisions. obama's failures on the immigration reform predate his presidency. george w. bush, the last person to champion immigration reform. barack obama was nowhere. he was not part of the solution. he wasn't part of the coalition trying to do comprehensive reform. but i think that romney has to keep the broader message and try to drive that home. >> melody? >> i don't think that's consistent with the facts for a couple of reasons. one, i was at the white house, my staff was up on the hill working with republicans
of leaders that the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. a senior administration official tells abc news this morning in new york city, in front of the united nations, president obama will reiterate the u.s. commitment to preventing iran from iracquiring a nuclear weap. and the u.s. will not shrink to justice, those who harm americans. sensing an opening, mtitt romne has been assailing the president for calling the situation bumps in the road. >> we had an ambassador assassinated. and iran is that much closer to building a nuclear weapon. >> reporr: the white house says the president was referring broadly to transformations in the region. >> there's a rather desperate attempt to grasp at words and phrases here, to find political advantage. and in this case, that's profoundly offensive. >> reporter: the romney campaign is also posting to a clip online about the president's "60 minutes" interview, about his campaign ad. >> do we see us going over the mistakes that are made or areas where there's no doubt that somebody could dispute how we ar
-muslim movie produced in the united states. >>> and a scare for the u.s. ambassador to china. his cadillac was surrounded by a mob throwing bottles, outside the embassy in beijing. they were protesting japan's claim to a chain of disputed islands off the coast. guards had to run to surround the ambassador's car and escort him to safety. >>> and schools are back open in chicago this morning for the first time in more than a week. union members voted to end their strike, even though their new contract had not yet been ratified. both sides compromised. the school day will be longer. but teachers will get a 17% raise over the next four years. and they'll be evaluated in part on their students' test scores. >>> and a wake-up call about america's expanding waistline and rising health care costs. a new report estimates by 2030, more than a dozen states will have obesity rates over 60%. that means six in ten people will be roughly 30 pounds or more over their desired weight. >>> and an intriguing scrap of paper, smaller than a business card, is re-igniting an age-old religious debate, did jesus ha
this particular fire has been tough to fight. it's been tough for the west coast of the united states. >>> also this morning, brand-new details on the shocking case about the u.s. open tennis umpire, charged with murdering her husband. her daughter speaking out this morning. why she says the allegations are, and i quote, insane. >> all that coming up. >>> but we do begin on the gulf coast. so many areas still under water, almost a week after hurricane isaac tore through the region. president obama broke off the campaign trail to visit one of the hardest-hit areas of louisiana. and ryan owens brings us the latest this morning. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning, george. as you well know, the presidential visit in the face of a natural disaster, that's become part of a tradition. the president was here to shake some hands and offer some more federal assistance. the commander in chief as consoler in chief. >> how are you all doing? >> better now. >> i know it's a mess. but just wanted to come by and let you know, we know about you guys. >> reporter: president obama met with victims of h
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